John Baird, Foreign Affairs minister for Canada, address the U.N. General Assembly where Palestine received recognition as a state on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 in New York. Palestinians w

 

              John Baird, Foreign Affairs minister for Canada, address the U.N. General Assembly where Palestine received recognition as a state on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 in New York. Palestinians w
John Baird, Foreign Affairs minister for Canada, address the U.N. General Assembly where Palestine received recognition as a state on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 in New York. Palestinians won the statehood vote, even as the U.S., Israel's closest ally, mounted a campaign to head off the General Assembly vote. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)